#### % Change in reverse (algebra)

```The starting value is 1000.  If it is up 5% it would equal 1050.  If I still
want to keep my starting value in B4 what equation would I use to find the
value in B5?  If the value in B5 is down -5% it will equal 1000.

A            B
1   5.00%  1,157.63
2   5.00%  1,102.50  =(1+A2)*B3
3   5.00%  1,050.00   =(1+A3)*B4
4   -5.00%  1,000.00  starting value
5   -5.00%  1,052.63  =????

Thanks!

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```=B4/(B4*(1+A5))

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Kind regards,

Niek Otten
Microsoft MVP - Excel

"andy" <andy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> The starting value is 1000.  If it is up 5% it would equal 1050.  If I
> still
> want to keep my starting value in B4 what equation would I use to find the
> value in B5?  If the value in B5 is down -5% it will equal 1000.
>
>      A            B
> 1   5.00%  1,157.63
> 2   5.00%  1,102.50  =(1+A2)*B3
> 3   5.00%  1,050.00   =(1+A3)*B4
> 4   -5.00%  1,000.00  starting value
> 5   -5.00%  1,052.63  =????
>
> Thanks!
>

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Niek
1/13/2010 9:27:08 PM
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